Extreme Cop

March 3, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) The March 6, 2008 program of Conversations with Cops at The Watering Hole is an interview with Jerry Ardolino, the author of Extreme Cop Chicago PD: The True Story of the Wildest, most Violent Cop in the History of the Chicago Police. 

Program Date: March 6, 2008

Program Time: 2100 hours, Pacific

Topic: Author InterviewGuests: Jerry Ardolino 

Listen Live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/LawEnforcement 

About the Guest

Jerry Ardolino is the author of Extreme Cop Chicago PD: The True Story of the Wildest, most Violent Cop in the History of the Chicago Police.   According to the book description, “Jerry Ardolino was a star-carrying member of that horde of hard-edged cops; the largest and deadliest “gang” in Chicago or anyplace else. The gang in midnight-blue leather police jackets who had the tools and the talent that enabled them to become known throughout the world, as the most violent, corrupt, out-of-control and; toughest police force ever to stalk the streets.” 

Jerry Ardolino is also the author of The Shang Pirate Legacy.  According to the book description it is “the first novel ever written about the real Chinese Pirate ship Ning Po and her Triad Pirate crew whose descendents are 21st Century, Asian Triad Gangsters. If you love Pirates; High-Tech Suspense; Realistic Action and a Complex,Thrilling Plot along with subplots, twists and turns—you´ll love The Shang Pirate Legacy.” 

About the Watering Hole

The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life.  Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.   

About the Host

Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years.  He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant.  He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University.  He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, technology and leadership.  Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One.  He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement 

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LawEnforcement Program Contact Information

Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA




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